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Board Highlights - April 9, 2024

An overview of discussion items and major decisions of the Board of Education of School District No. 8 (Kootenay Lake). For meeting agendas/minutes and a schedule of upcoming board meetings visit sd8.bc.ca/meetings

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Hume Pink Shirt Day - Wednesday, February 28th

On February 28th, Wednesday, Hume Elementary School, honored Pink Shirt Day along with an array of schools worldwide.  Students and staff participated in activities around belonging and kindness in each of their classrooms and explored the story behind Pink Shirt Day.  All students created a pledge of kindness and created a mural as an entire school in the breeze-way.  Staff and students had a tremendous showing of pink shirts as they came together to honor Pink Shirt Day in their school-wide assembly.  

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Grade 3 - Science Fair

Hume Elementary School                                               Mrs. Mushumanski’s Grade 3 Class

Since the beginning of the year, students in Mrs. Mushumanski’s grade 3 class have been finding ways to engage in science.  

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Board Highlights - March 12, 2024

An overview of discussion items and major decisions of the Board of Education of School District No. 8 (Kootenay Lake). For meeting agendas/minutes and a schedule of upcoming board meetings visit sd8.bc.ca/meetings

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Board Highlights - February 13, 2024

An overview of discussion items and major decisions of the Board of Education of School District No. 8 (Kootenay Lake). For meeting agendas/minutes and a schedule of upcoming board meetings visit sd8.bc.ca/meetings

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Elementary Volleyball Tournament - January 26

On January 26th, Hume Elementary School hosted the annual Elementary School Volleyball Tournament.  This year there was participation from 9 schools and over 320 students.  Exciting to watch all of the great participation, determination, resilience, skill, and fun demonstrated by all of the schools.  Thank you to all the schools that participated and brought all the positive vibes to the school for the day.  Thank you parents and guests who showed up to cheer the students on.  Thank you to the Hume alumni who helped to ref all the matches.  A special thanks to

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Nelson Firefighters Helping to Feed Elementary Students in SD8

For the second consecutive year, Nelson area elementary schools in School District No. 8 (Kootenay Lake) have received a generous donation toward food for students and families thanks to fundraising efforts by the Nelson Professional Firefighters Association Local 1343 and community generosity. 

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A group of people lined up in front of a fire truck inside the bay of a fire department smiling, with some holding envelopes and some in fire fighter uniforms.

Djembe Drumming Performance

On Wednesday, January 10, the entire Hume School population was fortunate to have talented Djembe Music Teacher and Performer, Taylor Michael, share his passion and excitement for the Djembe drum. The presentation infused performance, Djembe learning, historical context, and geography relating to the roots of the Djembe African drum.

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Elementary school students sit cross-legged on a gymnasium floor while a performer plays the Djembe African drum and adults sit in chairs behind him against the gym wall.

Applied Design, Skills & Technology

Hume School is working to introduce its students wholistically across the grades to the Applied Design, Skills and Technology (ADST) curriculum.

The ADST curriculum, provides a medium in which students can begin to grow their learning using design thinking principles. The approach helps them gain understanding of how to apply their skills to both finding challenges and solving them in creative ways, using appropriate technologies for the task at hand.

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Girl with long brown hair and in a grey sweatshirt lies on a beige carpeted classroom floor writing in a notebook with reference book and open laptop in front of her on the floor. A group of students sit together on the floor across the room in front of a large screen, discussing what's on their laptops and on the screen.

Board Highlights - January 9, 2024

An overview of discussion items and major decisions of the Board of Education of School District No. 8 (Kootenay Lake). For meeting agendas/minutes and a schedule of upcoming board meetings visit sd8.bc.ca/meetings

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